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Amazon Has Opened a Kindle Store & Self-Pub Platform in Mexico

Amazon Mexico has opened a Kindle Store in Mexico. The Mexican Kindle store has more than 2 million titles including 70,000 in Spanish including titles by Carlos FuentesGabriel Garcia Marquez and Isabel Allende. Mexican consumers can buy eBooks through apps or on Kindle devices. The devices are available from Amazon, as well as in Gandhi stores in Mexico.

Amazon has also expanded its self-publishing platform Kindle Direct Publishing south of the border. Independent authors and publishers in Mexico can use the toolset to sell their books in more than 175 countries worldwide. Like in the U.S., KDP authors in Mexico will own their copyright and earn 70% royalties on most sales.

“The vast majority of Mexicans do not have access to a bookstore in their town, so we’re happy to launch the Mexico Kindle Store today and bring a huge bookstore with over 2 million titles to anyone with an Internet connection,” stated Pedro Huerta, Director of Kindle Content, Latin America.

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Barnes & Noble Introduces NOOKbooks En Español

Barnes and Noble is opening a new Spanish language eBook store in the United States called NOOKbooks en español.

NOOKbooks en español includes digital books from well-known Spanish language authors such as Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Santiago Roncagliolo and Isabel Allende. The store also has translated works and includes the Spanish language versions of work from Stephen King, Ken Follett and Mark Twain.

Patricia Arancibia, International Content Manager, Digital Products at Barnes & Noble, had this statement: “For the first time ever, NOOKbooks en español enables Spanish speakers in the U.S., and those interested in learning and reading in Spanish, to get Spanish-language new releases, bestsellers, and classics in a digital format.”

Via Paul K Biba.